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How to survive a plague [videorecording] / Public Square Films presents a France/Tomchin film in association with Ford Foundation/Justfilms, Impact Partners and Little Punk ; directed by David France ; written by David France, T. Woody Richman, Tyler H. Walk ; produced by Howard Gertler, David France.

France, David, 1959- (Director, Screenwriter). Richman, T. Woody. (Screenwriter). Walk, Tyler H. (Screenwriter). Gertler, Howard. (Producer). Staley, Peter. (Interviewee). Kramer, Larry. (Interviewee). Dorow, Heidi. (Added Author). Episalla, Joy. (Added Author). Lederer, Bob. (Added Author). Medley, Ron. (Added Author). Public Square Films. (Added Author). Ford Foundation. (Added Author). JustFilms (Firm) (Added Author). Impact Partners (Firm) (Added Author). Little Punk (Firm) (Added Author). MPI Media Group. (Added Author). Sundance Selects (Firm) (Added Author). IFC Films. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Parkdale Community Library DVD 362.19697 HOW (Text) 33892100057265 Adult DVDs DVD None 05/07/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788616080
  • ISBN: 9780788616082
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Sundance Selects, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced in 2012.
Special features: Deleted scenes; trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Derek Wiesehahn ; editors, T. Woody Richman,Tyler H. Walk ; original score, Stuart Bogie & Luke O'Malley ; featuring the songs of Arthur Russell.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring Peter Staley and Larry Kramer.
Summary, etc.:
The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English with optinal English and Spanish subtitles. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
Awards Note:
aWinner: New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Best First Film -- Winner: Gotham Awards, Best Documentary -- Winner: Boston Film Critics/Boston Online Film Critics/Central Ohio Film Critics Association, Best Documentary -- Winner: Ida Documentary Awards, Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Film Maker Award -- Nominee: Film Independent Spirit Awards, Best Documentary
Subject: ACT UP (Organization)
AIDS activists > United States.
AIDS (Disease) > Research.
AIDS (Disease) > Political aspects.
AIDS (Disease) > Treatment.
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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